A listing of “Museum Accessibility Resources”
Visually Impaired Software
aDesigner is a visually impaired software simulator developed by Chieko Asakawa and IBM Research Tokyo. The software helps designers ensure that their content and applications are accessible and usable by the visually impaired.
Tactile Graphics for Museums
Today, I visited the Metropolitan Museum of Manila, an excellent Museum. The Museum makes use of Tactile Graphics in their painting gallery. Tactile graphics are images that are designed to be touched rather than looked at. The content of the graphic is represented by a set of symbols selected to be easily read and understood. Links regarding Tactile Graphics: RNIB …